Bret Betz '03 was the emergency physician on the field when Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapsed and was resuscitated during a Monday night football game on January 2nd. Bret goes through his incredible career path, embodies courage under pressure, and talks about his experience in story that will make you proud to be an alumi, a Cincinnatia…
Cameron Specht '18 gets a chance to air his grievances about father/coach/cohost Steve Specht '86 while Jake Berkel '17 talks about an unfortunate miscommunication in the State Championship. Both reflect back on the chaos of the 2016 State championship run and St. Xavier football.
Bomber legends and friends of the program Patrick Berning '08 and Tim Bayer '08 talk about being a part of arguably the greatest football team in St. X history, playing on ESPN, and having a young Coach Specht at the helm.
Brad Brookbank '06 and Joe Ries '06 talk about the first State Championship and perfect season in St. X history, a moment of disregard for instruction turned into iconic punt return moment, and how they've grew from their experience with Steve Specht as head coach.
Matt Vogele '02 and Mike Hurley '02 talk about Coach Specht as a defensive coordinator, the 2001 team that went undefended until the State Championship, and what it was like to help lay the foundation for the success of the St. X football program
Jason Arling and Rocky Boiman talk about the early part of coach Specht's career when he was the defense coordinator for St. X. They go through the impact it had on their lives while in high school and the lessons and memories they carry with them today.
Kirk Herbstreit joined us live at Sorrentos to answer questions from the crowd, the differences between calling games at different levels, being a parent at St. X, and the College football playoffs (before the Michigan/Ohio State game).
Coach Specht talks about lessons he's learned from the 2022 football season and the process for the end of season. They invite their 12 listeners to Sorrentos on November 22nd for the annual live show and solicit guests for the second half of Season 4 of the St. Xavier Coach's Corner
Coach Specht guarantees a victory, talks about how he thinks the game should be at RDI Stadium on Ballaban field, and discusses how coaching alone is responsible for advancing through week 1 of the playoffs.
Coach Specht goes out of his way to essentially guarantee not only a win this week against Fairfield, but a State Championship as well. They recap the season in five minutes to help the bandwagon fans feel welcome, and discus their favorite Halloween candy.
Coach Specht talks about his relationship with Chuck Kyle, the legendary St. Ignatius coach who is in his final year, including lessons he's learned from knowing him, watching him, and competing against him. Will continues to push the cosmic agenda for the Bombers to go on a run.
As the king of the road game against Lasalle approach's, Coach Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 think of alternative cosmic ways to turn the season around, the life lessons that come with facing real difficulty, and how the Bombers have a 3 game season to prepare for the greatest run in High School sports…
Coach Specht decides not even his world renowned coaching can change the mojo of the season and solicits help from other dimensions. The Bombers prepare for Louisville Trinity and Coach Specht and the boys get ready to go on a run!
Coach Specht '86 talks about the greatest high school football stadium in the country, Ballaban field, and how he wishes he was playing there instead of what he calls 'A Pit'. Will Reilly '09 answers some questions as Steve. Zach Rengers '22 hacks the system again to give statistical predictions that may be the spark the Bombers need to go on their…
Coach Specht talks about how much he loves national rankings for high school teams and how it's always one of his primary goals in a season. It's Moeller week and in typical fashion Coach Specht guarantees a victory at all cost regardless if his players learn anything. A hacker breaks into the pod and gives some very specific, numerical football pr…
Steve Specht talks about his brilliant coaching finally led the Bombers to their first win of the season, how he is overlooking next weeks opponent, and decides to come up with his own segments because he is tired of his cohosts lack of imagination.
Coach Specht talks about a great opportunity for he and the team to learn, the plan going forward, and how he doesn't think he got enough facetime during ESPN's broadcast. Will wonders why he wasn't mentioned in the 'notable football alumni' segment and why they talked about 'the kids' so much.
Coach Specht decides that if he can't go undefeated what's the point of even coaching, how the only reason he's continuing is so that he can get some facetime on ESPN (12:00PM, Sunday August 27) this week as the Bombers take on Loyola (Chicago), and about how this is the only school he's ever played that has an alumnus ranking #1 in the 'cool guy a…
The pod is back! Coach Specht '86 guarantees another undefeated state championship, specifically calls out the teams he's circled on his schedule and the teams he's not worried about, blames other people for his failures in the off season, and discusses how he doesn't care if this team grows and gets better, only that they can win football games. C…
Does winning an Oscar from the academy mean anything if you haven't won an Andy from the Coach's Corner? Would you rather have dinner with Matt Damon and Liam Hemsworth or sit on the hot seat of questions from your old OC/IP teacher? Animate some of histories greatest films or have dozens of listeners on Cincinnati's #1 ranked Wednesday morning, hi…
Best friends Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 are joined by Notre Dame Defensive Coordinator Al Golden and talk about choosing teams with ties to his name, his run as the Bengals linebacker coach, and his excitement for the upcoming college football season.
Zac Taylor joins his best friends Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 to talk about the Bengals run to the super bowl, his opinion on The Rock's Super Bowl intro, and his favorite Summer Activities including a sport he invested called 'Chairball'.
Jordan Cornette talks with best friends Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 about his time playing basketball for Mike Brey, winning a state championship and his love of St. Xavier basketball, and the connection he feels to his brother Joel '99 during March Madness every year.
The best friends finally get their third member to join them as Dave 'Yid' Armbruster joins Steve Specht and Will Reilly to talk about his trip to the Super bowl, what it was like to see the Bengals make a run after 30 years, and why he couldn't get them into media row for the game.
A Presidents day special! Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly interview the past four president of St. Xavier High School about their time as president, which president's and leaders in history they admire, and how St. X has changed but stayed the same over the decades
Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 give a new intro to an old interview of their close friend Zac Taylor, hoping to provide him the space to focus on the super bowl while still giving him the podcast bump.
WHO-DEY! Wayne Miller talks about his time as the Bengals radio halftime and post game reporter in addition to his duties at St. Xavier High School. He talks a little shop with cohost/former halftime reporter Will Reilly '09 and goes through Bengals Super Bowl keys to victory with Coach Specht.
#1 supporter of the podcast Tim Schroeder '75 rejoins the podcast to talk about the Clinical trials segment throughout the season, the future of the pod, and how tech problems stemming from Will's 2008 Macbook are no longer a viable excuse for the pod not publishing.
Jeff Berding '85, president of FC Cincinnati, joins Will Reilly '09 and Steve Specht '86 to talk about the creation of FC Cincinnati, hosting the US - Mexico World Cup qualifier, and the difference between Coach Specht's football and the worlds football.
Bronson Trebbi '90 finally joins the podcast! A long time sponsor and supporter of the Coach's Corner, Bronson discusses his entrepreneurial and philanthropic endeavors and listens to a couple of pitch ideas from best friends Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09
Some might say the most incredible part of Kevin Reilly's (class of 1982) illustrious career as an orthopedic would be his time on the sidelines for the St. Xavier Bombers and the Cincinnati Bengals. But according to Dr. Reilly it was being the first guest on the St. Xavier Coach's Corner Podcast, an episode lost to space and time. Join Will Reilly…
Best friend of the program Liz Heile joins for a special conversation about who Steve Specht' 86 and Will Reilly '09 would like to spend New Years Eve with, who would make the best resolutions, and other thought experiments to get you going in to 2022!
Three St. Xavier alumni with very similar IQ's are on the pod as Vivek Ramaswamy '03 joins co-host Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 to talk about his new book Woke, the excitement and process of writing, and how Coach Specht's OCIP class was the most difficult critic he's faced.
A very, very close and personal friend of both Will Reilly '09 and Steve Specht '86, joined the Coach's Corner during a special recording live at Sorrentos. Herbstreit talks about the College football playoff, why he didn't allow the Coach's Corner on College game day, and when they're going to hang out next.…
Coach Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 talk about a great season ending in another classic battle against the Lakota West Fighting Bolden's, what's to come for the rest of the podcast season now that they can't rely on football.
Coach Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 talk about a HUGE matchup against Lakota West, recap the season in 2 minutes in "120 seconds by Sorrentos" for those trying to jump on the bandwagon, and give some suggestions for the OHSAA
After a week of technical difficulties almost dismantles the SXCC podcast empire, Coach Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 are back and ready for round two of the playoffs. Coach talks about the process for first or second team GCL and the importance of finding your identity, especially as a team in the playoffs.…
Coach Specht talks about the challenges his incredibly talented team has, the opportunities they have to get a little bit better, and refutes Will Reilly's CTI clinical trials, including taking his team on a hay ride.
Of all of the podcast episodes we've recorded, this is one of them! Coach Coverdale joins the pod to talk about the long con he pulled, developing a quarterback, and what he would be like as a defensive coordinator.
Coach Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 discuss how everyone should jump off the bandwagon immediately following a 1 point loss and how there is no reason to be excited to compete for an outright GCL title.
Will Reilly '09 and Steve Specht '86 talk with Mason 'Blue Pants/Hollywood/Chaos' Rohmiller current kicker and class of 2022. Mason is both the first kicker to be named captain and to have three nicknames during coach Specht's career
Coach T joins Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 to talk about coaching running backs this year in addition to all the work he does for the strength and conditioning program. Specht guarantees a season full of running clocks (sort of)
Coach Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 talk about a blazing hot start that's included 3 games in a row scoring 41+ in the first half, the upcoming matchup against undefeated Moeller at Nipper Stadium, and his kickers willingness to let the referees throw him out of a game if need be.
Defensive Coordinator Jake Brodbeck '11 joins Will Reilly '09 and Steve Specht '86 to talk about the defensive dominance during the Bombers 3-0 start. Coach Specht's microphone stops working halfway through, giving Will and Jake a golden opportunity. CTI clinical trials include changing out the Gatorade for Iced Coffee and allowing players to coach…
Fan favorite guest Tim Banker returns to talk about the piping hot start of special teams, Co Hosts/Best Friends Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 talk about a convincing win over Colerain, what to expect from Olentangy Liberty, and spend time brainstorming some new plays/ways to operate in the CTI sponsored segment 'Clinical Trials'…
Steve Specht '86 and Will Reilly '09 recap a huge week 1 win over Lakota West, the upcoming game against Colerain, and offer a myriad of ways for fans to win the opportunity to call the first offensive play of a game
Season 3 Premiere Steve Specht '86 & Will Reilly '09 talk about getting the gang back together, pirate radio, the new season of Bomber football, and Coach Specht guarantees an another state champion (and undefeated season)
Movies have the Oscars, TV has the Emmy's, Wednesday Morning Podcast Hosted at St. Xavier have the Andy's (name after legendary Major Gift Officer Andy Sweeny). The Three best friends call former guests and hack out their favorite parts from season 2.